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will be released this morning. last night, president obama doh about his performance in last week's first presidential debate, killing an audience in los angeles that included many celebrities in acting and movies, that he did not always performed flawlessly night after night, like them. -- telling the audience. the president is on a fund- raising tour of california where the cost to attend last night's dinner with $25,000 per person. republican presidential nominee mitt romney focuses on foreign policy today. he is proposing that the u.s. take a more assertive role in syria, put conditions on aid to egypt, and tighten sanctions on iran. you can hear romney's remarks on c-span radio or watch the event on c-span. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. [video clip] >> one of the things i've heard from a number of companies and individuals i've met with his the fcc has sometimes not acted appropriately with respect to issues important to the committee or delaying actions on other issues. i wanted to think about different ways the commission could speed up its process. one of
, obama ann romney meet in their first presidential debate. jim lehrer of moderates from the university of denver. watch engage with c-span with their live debate preview fall by two ways to watch the debate. on c-span both candidates are on screen and also the multi- cameraperson of the debate and following your reaction. follow our live coverage on cspan, cspan radio, and a c- span.org online. host: a live shot from the university of denver. the first presidential debate tonight of campaign 2012, a debate that matches up mitt romney with barack obama. the moderator will be jim lehrer, the executive editor of the pbs news hour. this is a spin room where the media works. it will be far busier in 12 hours time. the debate itself begins at 9:00 eastern time. some 3000 reporters and support staff are expected to be on site. the university of denver otherwise known as d.u. vying for a chance to host one of these debates. we go now for some perspective on the debate and where they fit into the political process with robert anderson, a political science professor at columbia university. good
's stick to your calls. will the vice-presidential candidates impact your vote? in harvey, louisiana, our first caller. caller: good morning. obama and biden are cutting the military and they don't even say much about it on the news. things will be cut, especially in the navy. there are many people in afghanistan and they will go out with no retirement. as far as romney, i'm not happy with him either. host: our next call is kevin on the line from the democrats. caller: my view on paul ryan is that his health-care plan, the vouchers, it allows an increase based on inflation. in the last 10 years the cost of health care has gone up 11% per year. so it would be up to the individual voucher holder to pay the difference. this has had a tremendous impact on the votes of older people. recent polls show older people are leaving the republican party because of the direct impact of paul ryan as being chosen as vice president. host: let's hear from john in pennsylvania on the independent line. good morning. will the vice-presidential candidates impact your vote? are you there? let's try missoni in f
and not voted in the presidential campaign ?ustome caller: i registered to vote when i was 21. i have a child now and feel like i have more of a responsibility for the future. when i hear about president obama and education, i just don't understand what other people are hearing he is going to say he is going to do. the man will not even give us his tax information. that is a simple thing to do. i don't feel comfortable with a person going into office who will not show me his taxes. host: that was henry in north carolina. first time voters for this segment of the "washington journal." why are you a first-time voter? caller: because i wanted to help support obama. i got my wife to register and vote. we both are voting this year. host: why have you not voted in the past? liker: i don't think -- the last caller, i thought politics was just politics. this time around, everybody -- it just feels like they did not give obama enough time. the only had four years to fisx a mess that took eight years. host: what did you think of the debate last night? caller: i think they both looked equal, you know? a
not be afraid to disagree. that is my reputation so i look forward to working with barack obama and playing a very constructive role in his presidency, bringing about the kind of change this country needs. >> we will have more from the 2004 debate along with three other vice presidential debates. it all starts a 7:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. >> [video clip] "continues -- >> host: our next guest has turned -- served as a gunnery sergeant in the marines. guest: thank you for having me. host: can you tell me what it is like for active duty person to go to the process of voting? guest: i went overseas four different times and moved nine times in 20 years. i was only offer the opportunity to register by absentee ballot one time in those 20 years. while you're on active duty, is mission first. you are hustling and constantly doing something to prepare to defend this country. you go into the field a lot. you are actively participating in combat operations that are a simulated combat. everything is organized represents that type of thing. mail delivery gets slow down and you don't know if you a
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